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EHS Associate

Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, NJ

Posted: 09/05/2018 Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -092018-22464
  • Provides site laboratory serviced to ensure optimal function, safety and condition at primary site; and may provide supplemental support to satellite sites, as needed.
    Receive and verify incoming chemical and supplies
    Properly inventory, bar-code, deliver, and store chemical products and supplies.
    Pick-up of properly packaged chemical and medical waste as required.
    Ensure OSHA, NFPA, local safety and environmental regulatory compliance and security standards in the storage of chemicals and waste.
    Maintain stocks of standard lab supplies, chemicals/reagents, gas cylinders, etc.
    Maintain cleanliness of all Laboratory Services areas, including waste areas, etc.
    Maintain and update MSDS records as required.
    Perform spill clean ups of chemicals and other hazardous waste when required. Also perform decontamination processes.
    Perform inspections of Emergency Showers, Eye Wash, spill kits, and various other safety points as required. Assist with implementation of corrective actions
    Participate in and maintain required training including but not limited to FDA, NJDEP/EPA, DOT/IATA, RCRA hazardous waste, and OSHA
    Pick-up, coordinate, package and prepare sample and chemical shipments.
    Change out compressed gas cylinders and liquid gas dewars. Such as nitrogen, carbon dioxide, argon, air, ect.

    Skills/Knowledge Required:

    Minimum 1-2 years in the Lab Services, Facilities, Shipping and Receiving operations
    Environmental Health and Safety Knowledge a plus.
    Hazardous waste spill response and cleanup experience a plus.
    Knowledge of DOT/IATA and other EHS related regulations
    Experience working in a laboratory environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
    Good understanding of chemical safety information and storage, chemical and medical waste storage and EH&S procedures in the workplace.
    Experience with shipping and receiving procedures, and reconciliation procedures.
    Experience with compressed gas cylinders and Cryogenic liquid dewars.
    Understanding of stock room and inventory processes.
    Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft Office)
    Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    Work order and preventative maintenance system program knowledge a plus
    Resourceful at information gathering and self-sufficient.
    Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines?
    Certifications in DOT, IATA, OSHA HazWOPER 24 or 40-Hour, Forklift, GHS, or other professional certificates a plus.

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